seeking asylum in the UK are regularly disbelieved about how old they are and can
end up facing harmful, protracted disputes. The culture of disbelief so often
criticised in the Home Office has now seeped into some local authorities.
En una muestra del humor británico más ácido, y parodiando una campaña sobre el Brexit que ha resultado insultante para muchos ciudadanos británicos, la Campaña “#VoteMove” le pone una sonrisa a una decisión dramática para todos. English
Shifting the migration debate to consider the impact
of global phenomena such as climate change and global capitalism on the
movement of people requires an understanding of scarcity and insecurity as
factors which affect citizens and non-citizens alike.
Why is it so hard for the left, both pro and anti-Corbyn, to resist the logic of "my enemies' enemies are my friends"? Can we learn to cast a plague on the houses of enemies of progress whoever they are?
The Conservative-led government of austerity
Britain is facing the sacrifice of its sacred cow of high military spending—to
preserve the even more precious elephant in the room: the UK’s ‘independent’
Breaking records, hospitality, racism, poverty, globalisation and two concepts of hope ... the film of an evening of conversation around "Life Cycles", Julian Sayarer's account of his record-breaking cycling circumnavigation of the globe
If Scotland votes yes for independence this week, the chances of the UK having to disarm its nuclear arsenal rise
dramatically–and the global non-proliferation regime needs just such a shot in
the arm. But even a close no vote should be cause for reassessment over the future of Trident.
Women have played a seminal role in keeping food
cultures all over the world alive. Nikandre Kopcke discusses her inspiration
for setting up a pop-up restaurant which showcases the culinary talents
and diverse cultural heritages of migrant women in London.
The removal of nuclear weapons from Scottish soil may be a “red-line” issue for the SNP today, but as the complexity of other defining issues - currency, European Union membership, national debt - begins to surface, this “red-line” may well evolve into a bargaining chip.
Cities globally are starting to criminalize homelessness: banning begging and making free food provision illegal. I work within LGBTQ communities, whose multiple oppressions lead to a high level of homelessness. When I see police disrupting rough sleepers, I remember their life stories.
After 100 years of continuous war, can Britain learn the limits of military action to respond to shifting realities of insecurity? Continued investment in force projection and lack of commitment to genuine reflection on today's security challenges suggests it's not yet ready to let go of its militarist mindset.
While Dylan Farrow's child abuse allegations against Woody Allen hold the headlines, it is time for journalists to realise that sexual violence is not about evil individuals, Asian grooming gangs, or 1970s BBC culture.
Following the suicide of two 17-year olds, campaigners forced a review of the law covering treatment of children
in police custody. Such
challenges could become impossible if Ministry of Justice proposals are pushed